NCEA Level 3 Product Design
Teacher in Charge: Mrs M. Webster
This Technology course is aimed at students considering tertiary study and a career in creative industries such as Industrial or Commercial Design, Furniture Design, Domestic Product Design, Set Design for theatre or film, Interior Design, Landscape Design etc.
This project based course considers the wider environmental and social impacts of design. You will identify a need or opportunity for design to address an issue that you have chosen to investigate. Your design solution will not only meet functional and aesthetic requirements but will also address sustainability of resources, maintenance requirements and ethical considerations.
Recommended Prior Learning
Product Design Level 2. Students KAMAR record must demonstrate consistent safe working practices and an adherence to expected classroom routines. Other students may be admitted at the discretion of the HOD.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
$60 for raw materials and consumables.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
Total Credits Available: 26 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 22 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 26
Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.